RNLI Borth Lifeboat Station

Borth Lifeboat Station

Established in 1966 and situated in the old fishing hamlet of Borth and at the south end of the beach, the station operates an inshore D class lifeboat. Its crews have been presented with six awards for gallantry.
RNLI Borth Lifeboat Station

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Borth Lifeboat Station

6.00pm 29 December 2020
11.54am 18 August 2020
11.05am 14 August 2020
3.26pm 9 August 2020
7.48pm 2 August 2020
9.43pm 1 August 2020
4.55pm 31 July 2020
10.46am 31 July 2020
3.40pm 29 July 2020
3.00pm 26 July 2020
6.05am 24 July 2020
4.11pm 21 July 2020
2.30am 23 January 2020
1.21pm 22 January 2020
1.21pm 22 January 2020
10.44pm 31 December 2019
9.12am 5 October 2019
11.11am 2 August 2019
4.11pm 15 July 2019
8.51pm 9 July 2019

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 11°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Borth Lifeboat Station
High Street
SY24 1AA

Station phone number

01970 871746

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Dave Reynolds

Visitor contact telephone number

07941 526437
01970 871105

News and media from Borth Lifeboat Station

Richard Griffiths, Aberystwyth volunteer Lifeboat Operations Manager, has been awarded the BEM (British Empire Medal) in the Queen’s 2020 New Years’ Honours List – 32 years after the same medal was awarded to his father. The award is in honour of his 47 years’ service to saving lives at sea.
Article People
Aberystwyth RNLI volunteer recognised in Queen’s New Years’ Honours
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Article Rescue
RNLI lifeboats from Borth and Aberystwyth rescue three people cut-off by tide
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Kayaker rescued in Thames Estuary by Margate RNLI (RNLI Margate)
Article Sea safety
Margate RNLI rescues kayaker off the north Kent coast
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